Chinese New Year 2023 In Mumbai: 6 Restaurants Offering Special Menus

Restaurants across Mumbai want you to ring in the Year of the Rabbit (Chinese Lunar New Year 2023) with a luxurious feast.

Published On Jan 21, 2023 | Updated On Jul 10, 2024


It’s the Chinese New Year, Year of the Rabbit, on January 22, 2023. In Chinese astrology, the rabbit is considered one of the luckiest animals and is said to bring prosperity, hope, and calm. To ring in this lunar new year in full swing and mark the milestone, which is the Year of the Rabbit, head to these Chinese and Asian restaurants across Mumbai. 

Scroll down to check out places to dine at for Chinese New Year 2023 celebrations. 

Gong hei fat choy! (wishing you great wealth and prosperity in Cantonese) 


All outlets of Foo in Mumbai – Bandra, Jio World Drive, NESCO, Andheri, and Phoenix Palladium – are serving a limited-edition menu that is specially curated to welcome the Year of the Rabbit. The offerings include an exciting array of dumplings, mains, and desserts including golden luck dumpling (filled with raw papaya, broccoli, lotus root, and chilli oil), the pot of prosperity dessert (made using dark cocoa, orange mousse, marmalade, gold dust, and more), and fortune dumpling (filled with chicken). On offer are also a line-up of cocktails like Ying & Yang and Asian Wisdom. 

Where: Foo Town/ Bandra/ Lower Parel/ Andheri/ BKC/ Nesco/ Powai 

When: January 19 to 31, 2023 

For reservations, please call: BKC: 85919 83371 | Bandra: 93219 15408 | Andheri: 93213 46591 | Town: 99201 33488 | Phoenix: 86574 07773 | Nesco: 80974 88879 | Powai: 93213 33314


Chinese restaurant Hakkasan has partnered with celebrity stylist Anaita Shroff Adajania to enhance the décor with her signature blend of aesthetics and incorporate the spirit of the Year of the Rabbit. Think larger-than-life rabbits, neon signage, and traditional paper lanterns in every direction you look. They have also introduced a limited-edition a la carte menu featuring seafood dumplings, heirloom carrots and asparagus with chilli; stir-fried chicken, water chestnut, pine nut in ginger and chilli; braised pork belly in black vinegar; among other dishes. 

Where: Hakkasan, 206 Krystal, Waterfield Road, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050 

When: January 21 to February 10, 2023 

For reservations, please call: 83558 77777 


This Chinese New Year, feast on KOKO’s limited-edition menu consisting of delectable festive dim sum baskets and a special dessert called Red Dynasty, made with vanilla cremeux, dark chocolate mousse, cherry filling, white chocolate macarons, and strawberry ice cream. Complement all that lip-smacking food with KOKO’s diverse range of celebratory cocktails such as the Huang Se (Monkey 47, vermouth, coconut liqueur, curry leaf cordial, and tonic) and Fang Hua (Absolut Elyx, triple sec, arugula cordial, and vegan foamer).   

Where: KOKO, C Wing, Trade World, Kamala Mills Compound, Ground Floor, Lower Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013 

When: January 19 to 31, 2023 

For reservations, please call: 77159 63030 


Savour true Chinese flavours at the Shanghai Club, ITC Grand Central, Mumbai, this Chinese Lunar New Year. The fine dining restaurant has roped in chef Liang to cook up regional Chinese dishes such as batter-fried lotus roots with golden garlic, chicken meatballs in clear broth, Chongqing spicy noodles with chicken, pomfret with bamboo shoots, and Sichuan double-fried pork. 

Where: Shanghai Club, ITC Grand Central, Parel 

When: January 15 to 22, 2023; Dinner only (7:30 pm-11:30 pm) 

For reservations, please call: Call 022 67045110 or 022 67045109 


Indulge in the flavours of the Far East with a thoughtfully curated menu by chef Raymond Wong at By The Mekong, St Regis Mumbai. The menu consists of eight signature dishes such as Hanoi golden crispy fritters in basil, lemongrass dressing open bao, crispy fried Pattaya shrimp, and cake dipping in sour cucumber dressing. To complement these dishes, they also have an array of handcrafted cocktails such as Hennessy Goji and Lychee cognac. 

Where: Penthouse, 462, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013 

When: January 18 to 28, 2023 

For reservations, please call: 86579 07732 


To ring in the Chinese New Year 2023, the culinary masterminds at Dashanzi, JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu, are serving an exclusive spread of delicacies like mushroom and peanut bunny dim sums, hugua jiaozi, shredded duck and lettuce fried rice, and sliced chicken in tomato egg foo young. On offer are also several concoctions such as Shanghai Tales and Shunsui. 

Where: January 22, 2023 

When: JW Marriott, Juhu Tara Rd, Juhu Tara, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400049 

For reservations, please call: 022 6693 3344 or 90046 16506

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